Instructional Technical Assistant (Part-time)

SIATech Charter High School - Gainesville, FL

30+ days agoPart-time

Primary Function: Under the direction of a Supervisor, assist students by providing instruction to individual students or small groups of students in a classroom or other learning environment; incorporate technical skills and curriculum in all areas of learning.

  • Directly Responsible To: Principal
  • Status: Non-exempt
  • Assigned Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the presentation of instruction to individuals or small groups of students, reinforcing instruction as directed by the teacher; assist students in their understanding and comprehension of curriculum, performing remedial exercises and other basic instruction as required.
  • Assist in planning and implementing instructional strategies to meet

curriculum objectives and development of computer knowledge

and skills.

  • Assist students in comprehending language and academic subject matter, monitor individuals and groups of students in computerized learning activities; explain and demonstrate theories and principles of the assigned subject area.
  • Repeat and reinforce instruction of computer based curriculum to

assist students’ comprehension and understanding, provide more individual assistance to students experiencing learning difficulty; explain errors and answer questions.

  • Report progress regarding student performance and behavior as

required; provide input and assist instructors with determining student advancement through established curriculum and computer programs.

  • Communicate with students about their own performance and behavior.
  • Assist in the preparation of instructional materials as directed by the teacher, and/or principal.
  • Observe, model, and assist students in learning appropriate behavior in and out of the classroom.
  • Administer, correct, and record tests, writings, and projects as directed. Perform a variety of clerical duties such as recording grades, taking attendance, maintaining records and files, and preparing classroom materials.
  • Assist students by providing a positive role model, emotional support, patience, a friendly attitude and general guidance.
  • Operate and help maintain a variety of computer and classroom equipment.
  • Inform and make recommendations to teachers concerning programs and materials to meet individual student needs.
  • Participate in meetings and in-service training programs as assigned.
  • Assist co-workers in completing assignments and projects as assigned.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating computers and software on an as-needed basis for students and teachers.
  • Responsible for providing support to staff and students with computer based curriculum.
  • Attend ongoing technical training to keep current with ever-changing technology.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge and Abilities:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Basics of core subjects taught in the SIATech Job Corps program including English, Math, Science, and Social Science
  • Job Corps rules, policies, and procedure
  • SIATech classroom rules, policies and procedures
  • Safe practices in classroom activities
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary
  • Reading and writing communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
  • Record-keeping techniques
  • Basic instructional techniques
  • Microsoft Office software programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access) and AutoCAD and 3D Studio Max software

ABILITY TO:

  • Assist in providing patient instruction to individuals or small groups of students in a SIATech classroom
  • Assist with the instructional activities of the assigned learning environment
  • Learn methods and procedures to be followed in the assigned instructional environment and adapt to limitations
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with students and staff
  • Prepare instructional materials and perform a variety of routine clerical duties
  • Perform clerical duties such as preparing and maintaining records related to the instructional program
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions
  • Read, follow, explain, and enforce rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Work independently, accepting instructions and directions, and meeting required deadlines
  • Communicate effectively with students and adults both orally and in writing
  • Monitor student behavior according to approved policies and procedures
  • Operate instructional and office equipment, including computer equipment
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and orderly classroom-learning environment
  • Learn software applications used at SIATech in Job Corps classrooms
  • Troubleshoot individual desktop/printer problems, as well as network configurations
  • Education and Experience:
  • Completion of two (2) years of study at an institution of higher education (60 hours minimum); or obtained an Associate’s degree
  • BA degree preferred
  • Training in computer software and teaching practices
  • Two (2) years of experience in a teaching environment
  • Licenses and Other Requirements:
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Current TB test
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate preferred
  • Working Conditions:

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Indoor, office setting; classroom environment

PHYSICAL and MENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Sits, stands, walks, bends, kneels and uses hands, arms and legs for dexterity and balance frequently
  • Occasionally lifts, carries and balances light objects
  • Pulls and pushes such objects as files, audio/visual equipment and similar office equipment and supplies
  • Occasionally may be required to perform the safe operation of a vehicle
  • Safely operate office equipment and machines
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing frequently with a wide range of people from divergent socio-economic backgrounds and origins

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Experience:

  • teaching environment: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)